Is there a link between cellphone use and brain cancer? The BC Generations Project’s lead scientist, John Spinelli, is currently conducting a study to determine whether cell phones increase the risk of brain cancer in children and young adults.
The BC Generations Project is heading back to the Thompson-Okanagan – this time to Kamloops! Our pop-up assessment centre will operate October 29 – November 17 at the Sahali Centre Mall. To request an appointment, simply join the Project online. When you reach the Personal Information form, click the Kamloops Assessment Centre check box and we will contact you to schedule a time.
BC Generations project reaches out Thanks to the generous support of the BC Cancer Foundation, the BC Generations Project has been “popping up” across British Columbia to recruit participants for the largest cancer prevention study ever conducted in BC. So far, the Project has operated six pop-up assessment centres, in Kelowna, Prince George, Coquitlam, Victoria, […]
Joining the BC Generations Project is now easier than ever, thanks to a new process that allows participants to complete their entire intake procedure online. The online procedure replaces the paper-based consent and questionnaire, which participants previously completed by hand. Not only does the new process save on printing and mailing costs, it increases the quality and accuracy of the data.
To get started, simply click Join Now and register for online access.
When people receive an invitation letter to join the BC Generations Project, they often want to know more. Thanks to a Nanaimo resident who contacted the Simi Sara Show on CKNW AM980, our own Dr. John Spinelli recently got the opportunity to share our story with listeners. Hear his eight-minute interview with host Simi Sara about the research goals of the BC Generations Project, the information we’re collecting from participants, and what people need to know about our privacy and confidentiality procedures.
Beginning July 23, the BC Generations Project invites residents of central and northern Vancouver Island to visit our pop-up assessment centre in Nanaimo.
Even though there are no more appointments available for our pop up centre on Lonsdale, you can still join the BC Generations Project! Call us today for your mail-in package.
BC’s largest-ever cancer prevention study is coming to North Vancouver May 22 – June 20. To book an assessment centre appointment, simply fill out our online registration form or call 604-675-8221.
The BC Generations Project is pleased to announce that we have recruited our 20,000th participant for Canada’s largest-ever cancer prevention study – Langley resident Bob Almasi. Bob visited our Abbotsford assessment centre on March 5, making him our milestone participant!
Thanks to fantastic support from Fraser Valley residents, the BC Generations Project’s pop-up assessment centre in Abbotsford has been a huge success. By the time we close our doors on March 15, almost 1,200 new participants will have visited our assessment centre. We recently welcomed BC’s Health Minister Michael de Jong to tour our facility and meet a project participant (with video).